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brand new on PHP so advise me a good book to show me the way

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please i need ur advice to tell me what is best php book that can show me the way in, coz i am brand new on php so please help.

thanks ALOT.
Feb 13 '07 #1
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Welcome to The Scripts!

There are numerous good books available. Before going into a shooping frenzy, maybe you should have a look at the following PHPm tutorials which are free.
After you have browsed these, you can probably make a better decision on what book you need.

When you insist on a book list, look at the following:
  • "Beginning PHP, Apache, MySQL and Web Development", E. Naramore e.a., Wrox Inc., ISBN 0-7645-7966-5
  • "Learning PHP 5", David Sklar, O'Reilly, ISBN 0-596-00569-1
  • "Beginning PHP 5 and MYSQL, from Novice to Professional", David Sklar, Apress

Ronald :cool:
Feb 13 '07 #2

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I might also recommend using, when you need help with a specific function,[FUNCTION NAME], just put your function there (ex. will give you information about the str_replace function), you will also get little snippets of code to learn how to use that specific funstion.
Feb 13 '07 #3

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Then you might as well point to the (simple) PHP introduction and tutorial in the PHP manual at Getting Started

Ronald :cool:
Feb 13 '07 #4

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